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Best things to do in Strathcona County

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

National Park
“Dark sky spot to view the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) during a solar storm, or general star-gazing any night. Day hikes, overnight hikes. See the wild bisons. 1 hour drive east of Edmonton.”
23 locals recommend
Gym / Fitness Center
“Millennium Place has everything for those that want to be fit and stay active. Skating, swimming, soccer, yoga, work out classes besides all types of machines for the body building enthusiast will keep you busy from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm. Baby sitting services are provided do you can hit the gym or the in- door track and increase the endorphins while burning calories. An impressive center to visit (coffee shops and concessions available) without any ‘participataction.’”
8 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“It is has everything you need without being too big to get around in. A great selection of stores for clothing, stationery, electronics, footwear, and books, and gifts. A food court completed this great jewel of a mall. ”
3 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“When my kids were younger they loved the Jurassic Forest! Its not too far for a day trip and is great if they love dinosaurs.”
5 locals recommend
Sports Bar
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“Great place to watch the game or catch up with friends. Casual, low key and friendly! Tell them Jackie sent ya!”
5 locals recommend
Movie Theater
2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“A great grocery store, with a large selection and good price. Open daily 7am-11pm.”
3 locals recommend
Establishment
“This Center has trails that are groomed for cross country skiing (providing hiking trails in summer months). Equipment can be rented for skiing or snow shoeing at very reasonable rates. Areas for picnicking and campfires are available. ”
4 locals recommend
Warehouse Store
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“Membership-only warehouse club that provides a wide selection of merchandise including grocery and liquor. Open Monday - Friday 10am-8:30pm, Saturday 9:30am-6pm, Sunday 10am-5pm.”
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Take a tour of the latest Les Furber design that boasts 27 holes of championship golf, and caters to golfers of all abilities.”
1 local recommends
Steakhouse
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“The Keg is renowned for its steak. Alberta beef is famous for having the best beef in the country and the Keg serves some of the best cuts. Other meals (including gluten free choices) are also on the menu. Desserts are delicious. ”
2 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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1 local recommends
Establishment
“The place for great live musical and artistic performances. In the spring and summer, it is a nice place to park and walk around the lake in behind the building. ”
2 locals recommend
Library
“Great place to get a book if you have free time. Free parking for 2 hours underneath. Nice coffee shop inside also.”
3 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“American, Canadian and International cuisine in a trendy atmosphere with a nice patio. Open daily 11am to late nights.”
2 locals recommend